AMONG EQUALS MOUNTAIN BILUM 2224
The Zig Zag or Snake pattern is one loved by many weavers and speaks to the belief that some ancestors take the form of snakes.
This Bilum is handwoven from acrylic and wool yarn as well as upcycled knitwear using traditional weaving techniques.
Small size body and medium strap length.
Composition: 80% Acrylic 20% Wool
Dimensions: 36cm wide, 31cm high, 72cm stra
Weaver Details: Artisan weaver Salome Park, 30, is married with five children. Her eldest daughter, Rachel, 13, has started to learn the craft from her mother after school. Salome’s husband is currently setting up a nature park for tourists in Goroka, meanwhile Salome weaves whenever she can to support the family’s income.
Care: To clean bag, remove pom pom and tassel, cold machine wash and line dry.